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  • Author:
    George D. Economou,Paul Blackburn
  • ISBN:
    0520029852
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    978-0520029859
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    University of California Press; First Edition edition (September 11, 1978)
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    325 pages
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The original Occitan is not presented.

The poetry of the Provencal troubadours has had a profound influence on the. Feb 10, 2017 Caroline rated it it was amazing. The original Occitan is not presented. I dug out some other translations I had, but had never read, and found that the Occitan en face was quite informative and helpful. This was particularly important in understanding the poetics of the original.

Blackburn’s Proensa, George Economou writes, will take .

Blackburn’s Proensa, George Economou writes, will take its place among Gavin Douglas’ Aeneid, Golding’s Metamorphoses, the Homer of Chapman, Pope, and Lattimore, Waley’s Japanese, and Pound’s Chinese, Italian, and Old English. The poet Paul Blackburn studied and translated the troubadours for twenty years, and the result of that long commitment is Proensa, an anthology of thirty poets of the eleventh through thirteenth centuries, which has since established itself not only as a powerful and faithful work of translation but as a work of poetry in its own right.

Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry. Economou’s introduction spends quite a bit of time describing Blackburn’s credentials, the history of the book, and his thoughts on translation. On rereading I see a bit more information than I gleaned originally on the actual poetics. it repays another look after finishing Blackburn’s translations.

Blackburn’s forgotten translation of Troubadour poets, Proensa, is a testament to translation . Blackburn left them incomplete; the scholar George Economou, no mean stylist himself, has rounded them out and added a brief, sympathetic introduction.

Blackburn’s forgotten translation of Troubadour poets, Proensa, is a testament to translation as a test of truth. never did strings plucked at such a distance reverberate so closely. Paul Pines, Big Bridge. The University of California Press perpetrated a crime against literature when they allowed the collection to go out of print.

Paul Blackburn, George Economou. The body of poetry in this book represents a fusion of Latin, Arabic, and Christian cultures which occurred only once. University of California Press, 1978 - 325 pages. This anthology of thirty troubadour poets of the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries constitutes the fullest presentation of Provencal poetry in English. The tests are accompanied by the Vidas, later medieval vignettes of the poets.

George Economou from Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry . Blackburn's plans to write a long introduction to the book were interrupted by the complications and consequences of a divorce from his first.

George Economou from Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry Selected and Translated by Paul Blackburn. Introduction to Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry. Blackburn's plans to write a long introduction to the book were interrupted by the complications and consequences of a divorce from his first wife.

Paul Blackburn published two collections of troubadour poetry called . George Economou (poet).

Paul Blackburn published two collections of troubadour poetry called "Proensa. The first was 1953's "Proensa: From the Provencal of Guillem de Peitau, Arnaut de Marueill, Raimbutz de Vaquieras, Sordello, Bernart de Ventadorn, Peire Vidal, Bertran de Born. Library descriptions.

Proensa : An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780913729519. Release Date:October 1986.

He has published many books of poetry, translations, and scholarly criticism, and his work has appeared in many literary . George Economou, ed. (1978). Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry. Translator Paul Blackburn. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-02985-9.

He has published many books of poetry, translations, and scholarly criticism, and his work has appeared in many literary magazines and scholarly journals. He has lectured and given poetry readings at many universities and literary venues throughout the United States and abroad. He married poet and playwright Rochelle Owens, June 17, 1962. They live in Philadelphia and Wellfleet, Massachusetts  .

Ameriki: book one, and selected earlier poems.